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PK-5
Public district
Big Spring, TX
Students enrolled: 349
 

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5001 Nichols Rd
Big Spring, TX 79720

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(432) 398-5444
(432) 457-2225
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October 01, 2009
Elbow is a superb school, despite the funny name! We are dreading that we must leave and our kids will miss the school. I was shocked by a flurry of negative comments posted, I can assure anyone that it is very well known that Elbow is the best school around the Big Spring area - there is absolutely no comparison. The teachers want their kids to be there. The leadership has been top notch, the teachers are very nurturing (a low student/teacher ratio), the children are happy, the facilities are good, a very conducive learning environment. Only uncertainty is that for 09-10 a new principle is taking over the helm. We paid $4000/yr. for catholic schooling in another state but found this school to be superior. If you're going to Big Spring, this is the Only Choice - if you can get in, as it is out of the BISD.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 05, 2008
we found this school to be the worst school in the area. There is very little security. It is not a nurturing environment. Both teachers, staff and children are al very stressed. My daughter loved to go to school and she has come to hate it. The teachers are argumentative with parents.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 17, 2008
This school is horrible. My child had the worst experience at this school. They really don't care about those children. I must also say that, the security of those kids are in jepardy. Anyone can walk on the campus at anytime and get any kid who is walking around. I'm glad I took my child out. she is so much happier!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 17, 2008
This is poor environment for students, it doesn't encourage those who need it and lacks positive reinfircement for those doing well. There are alot of negative factors. I transferred my daughter and it became too extreme

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2008
Our experience at Elbow was not positive or encouraging. My daughters experience lacked positive reinforcement despite her being an excellent student and was more negative than positive. We attempted to resolve our concerns with the prinicpal and superintendent, but were completely unsuccessful. Because of our experience we were forced to move our daughter from this school district.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2008
This an awesome school! The staff is wonderful. They are very involved with the students and call promptly if there are concerns, the principle is adored and not hated by the children, he knows the students and parents on first name basis. Very organized and warm environment. Parents are treated so friendly and the education is wonderful. I hate to move this summer because this school is fabulous! The best hands down.

- submitted by a parent
November 26, 2007
From the perspective of a staff member, this school district (and specifically Elbow Elementary) is a wonderful place to teach, for students to learn and for parents to feel a part of the educational process. We have wonderful support from the parents and community. The teachers and staff love children and it shows.

- submitted by a teacher
November 26, 2007
Elbow Elementary is a great school with wonderful caring faculty. They help students with learning disabilities and always want the best for their students.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2005
They have a great amount of parents involved in it. I has a good quality of acedemic programs. I wish they offered more sports, music, art, and other extracurricual activities.

- submitted by a former student

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Forsan El At Elbow
5001 Nichols Rd, Big Spring, TX  79720
(432) 398-5444
Last modified Forsan El At Elbow is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Forsan El At Elbow Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top